A native of Tianjin, China, Ms. Li holds BM and MM degrees from the China Conservatory in Beijing, where she was a student and assistant of Professor Min Li and a member of the China Conservatory Trio. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the DMA program at Manhattan School of Music where she studies with Dr. Solomon Mikowsky.
Jiayin Li has performed in recital and as chamber music player throughout China and in the USA, as well as orchestral soloist in Yunnan, Hebei and with the Cuban National Symphony. As a teacher she has achieved recognition with the success of her students in national competitions like the Prime Golden Bell Music Award, Steinway, Young Chang, Kayserburg, Hailun and Xinghai in China as well as international competitions in Imola (Italy) and in Singapore. As result, she has been awarded several diplomas for the excellence and success of her teaching and has been interviewed by the China Educational Television.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege piano faculty since 201